Haymarket Scrapbook (25th Anniversary Edition)

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Marking the 125th anniversary of the 1886 bombing at Chicago's Haymarket Square, in a revised and expanded edition co-published with the Charles H. Kerr Company, this profusely illustrated anthology reproduces hundreds of original documents, speeches, posters, and handbills, as well as contributions by many of today's finest labor and radical historians focusing on Haymarket's enduring influence around the world—including the eight-hour workday.

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A truly immense, staggering, and wonderful anthology - profusely illustrated ó focusing on the most world-reverberating vent in American labor history: the Haymarket Affair of 1886-87.

Also on the vast, incredibly varied and enduring influence it has exerted in the United States and across the globe.

Divided into three massive sections: 'The Martyrs & Their Movements,' 'Defense & Amnesty,' and 'The Heritage,' contributors include William J. Adelman, Carlotta Anderson, Paul Avrich, Sam Dolgoff, Richard Drinnon, Philip Foner, Joseph Jablonski, Bruce Nelson, Fred Thompson, and many more.

It features reprints of hard-to-find speeches and writings from the likes of the Haymarket martyrs themselves, Oscar Ameringer, Edward Bellamy, Ralph Chaplin, Voltairine de Cleyre, Eugene Debs, Emma Goldman, Sam Gompers, Mother Jones, Peter Kropotkin, Jo Labadie, Lucy Parsons, Kenneth Rexroth, Carl Sandburg, and a whole lot more.

Also included are an abundance of cartoons and other illustrations from the likes of Flavio Constantini, Walter Crane, Robert Green, Mike Konopacki, Ernest Riebe, Art Young, and numerous others.

Truly a comprehensive, engaging, and enlightening work.

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Author Dave Roediger / Franklin Rosemont (editors)
Publisher Charles H. Kerr Publishing Co. / AK Press
Page Count 272pp
Publication Size 8.5 x 11
Publication Notes Paperback, revised & expanded 25th anniversary edition
Publication Date November 15, 2011
ISBN 978-1849350808

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